Study and Simulation of Solar Hydrogen Energy Systems

  • Gabriele Zini
  • Paolo Tartarini


Solar hydrogen energy systems integrate technologies of solar and wind energies to deliver a reliable energy supply. To achieve this, the volatile energy input from the sun and the windmust be smoothed out by the use of energy storage devices. The conversion of renewable energy to electric energy is performed by photovoltaic installations or aerogenerators, while the change of electricity to hydrogen and the reverse procedure are carried out by electrolysers, storage apparatus, fuel cells along with other satellite devices that ensure the efficient functioning of the systems. Mathematical modelling and the related simulations are hereby detailed to better understand and design the complete energy system.


Fuel Cell Wind Energy Control Logic Exergy Efficiency Exergy Destruction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriele Zini
    • 1
  • Paolo Tartarini
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica e CivileUniversità di Modena e Reggio EmiliaItaly

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